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to enlarge and change its work, by issuing bonds or preferred stock,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

“An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Watervliet, in the county of Albany," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Morgan, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed, the bills entitled as follows:

"An act providing for the erection of a town hall in the town of Morrisania, Westchester county."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts in relation to the charter of the city of Hudson,' passed April 10, 1854.”

"An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to extend the operation and effect of the act passed February 17th, 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed April 23, 1864."

"An act in aid of the construction of the Newsboys' Lodging House of The Children's Aid Society' of the city of New York, and for the relief thereof.":

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of Kings county to include in the next tax levy the sum of fifty thousand dollars, to reimburse the amount borrowed for the support of the poor.”

"An act for the suppression of the trade in and circulation of obscene literature, illustrations, advertisements, and articles of indecent or immoral use, and obscene advertisements of patent medicines."

"An act to authorize the village of Potsdam to issue bonds and levy taxes to aid in procuring a site for the Normal school buildings."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relative to the village of Potsdam,' passed March 26, 1859."

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Albany National Savings Bank," reported the same to the Senate, with amendments, for its consideration, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whale.

Mr. Palıner, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Syracuse Savings Institution, passed March 20, 1849," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parker, from the committee on public health, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 510 of the Laws of 1867, and to change the title of the New York Homeopathic Medical College Hospital in the city of New York," reported in favor of the pasbage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the Managers and Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum at Utica, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed of the annual report of the Managers and Superintendent of the State Lunatic Asylum, at Utica, 4,000 copies for the use of the Managers, 1,000 to be on fine paper.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative.

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Humphrey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the town of Arcade, in the county of Wyoming, to raise money to purchase the right of way through said town for the Attica and Allegany Valley Railroad Company, or any company that will construct a railroad from the village of Attica the village of Arcade, Wyoming county, on the route already located for the Attica and Allegany Valley railroad,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Nicks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Poor Man's Gold and Silver Mining Company, of Idaho, to change its place of business,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Pierce asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Hamilton Savings Bank, located in the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 24, 1867," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

By unanimous c'insent, Mr. Beach asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize William Messino, of the town of Catskill, Greene county, to establish and maintain a ferry on the west shore of the Hudson river, at a point known as Smith's Landing, in the town of Catskill,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize certain towns in the counties of Onondaga and Oswego, to issue bonds in aid of the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company,” which was read the first time, and by upanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads. · By unanimous consent, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to make a loan to the Syracuse Northern Railroad Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Skaneateles railroad, and to regulate the weight of rails for the same, passed April 18, 1866; and for the appointment of railroad commissioners for the town of Skaneateles,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Van Petten asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to consolidate and amend the charter of the village of Herkimer,' passed April 1, 1854,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Tweed asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the court of special sessions of the peace, in and for the city and county of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. (Senate JOURNAL.)

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Tweed asked and obtained leave to introto introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 15 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to found a Presbyterian Hospital in the city of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to make the amount insured by fire insurance companies evidence of the value of property destroyed by fire,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Genet asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Fraternal Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of Kings county to include in the next tax levy the sum of fifty thousand dollars, to reimburse the amount borrowed for the support of the poor," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Crowley
Morgan
Palmer

Thayer
Beach
Hubbard Morris

Parker

Tweed Bradley Humphrey Murphy

Pierce

Van Petten Campbell Kennedy Nichols

Stanford Williams Creamer Mattoon O'Donnell

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to extend the operation and effect of the act passed February 17th, 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed April 23, 1864,'” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Humphrey Morris

Palmer

Thayer
Beach
Kennedy Murphy

Parker

Tweed
Bradley
Mattoon
Nichols
Pierce

Van Petten
Hubbard Morgan O'Donnell Stanford Williams

20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts in relation to the charter of the city of Hudson,' passed April 10, 1854,” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Hale
Morgan

Palmer Thayer
Beach
Hubbard
Morris
Parker

Tweed
Campbell Humphrey Nichols

Pierce

Van Petten Crowley Kennedy Nicks

Stanford Williams Edwards Mattoon

O'Donnell Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act for the suppression of the trade in and circulation of obscene literature, illustrations, advertisements, and articles of indecent or immoral use, and obscene advertisements of patent medicines," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Edwards Mattoon

Nicks

Stanford
Bradley
Hale
Morgan

O'Donnell Thayer
Campbell Hubbard

Morris
Parker

Van Petten
Crowley Kennedy Nichols

Pierce

Williams 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act providing for the erection of a town hall in the town of Morrisania, Westchester county,” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Edwards Kennedy Nichols

Pierce
Beach
Genet
Mattoon
Nicks

Stanford
Bradley
Hale
Morgan

O'Donnell Thayer
Campbell Hubbard Morris

Palmer

Williams Crowley Humphrey Murphy Parker

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 385 of the Laws of 1867, being an act to incorporate the village of Warwick," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Genet
Mattoon

O'Donnell Stanford
Bradley
Hale
Morgan
Palmer

Thayer
Campbell Hubbard Morris

Parker

Tweed Crowley Humphrey Nichols

Pierce

Williams Edwards Kennedy Nicks

23 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act in aid of the construction of the Newsboys' Lodging House of The Children's Aid Society of the city of New York, and for the relief thereof,” was read a third time.

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The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Genet
Mattoon Nicks

Thayer
Beach
Hale
Morgan

O'Donnell Tweed
Campbell Hubbard

Morris
Palmer

Williams
Edwards Kennedy Nichols

Parker

19 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bradley

. 1 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

Mr. Beach moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day, it adjourn to meet on Monday evening, at 7 o'clock.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Crowley Kennedy Nicks

Stanford
Bradley
Edwards Mattoon

Parker

Tweed
Creamer Genet

Morgan
Pierce

Williams
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Campbell Hubbard Murphy

O'Donnell Thayer
Hale
Morris
Nichols

Palmer Van Petten 10 The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act eutitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Lyons, passed April 17, 1854, and the acts amending the same, passed April 12, 1860,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Williams and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Hubbard Morris

O'Donnell Stanford
Campbell Kennedy Murphy

Palmer

Thayer
Crowley Mattoon

Nichols
Parker

Van Petten
Edwards Morgan

Nicks
Pierce

Williams
Hale

21 By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and the Clerk ordered to transmit said bill to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

Mr. Crowley moved to reconsider the vote had yesterday upon the resolution, in the words following:

Whereas, The Legislature of 1865 appointed a commission to supervise and contract for the cleaning of the streets and avenues of the city of New York; and whereas, the present condition of the streets and avenues of said city, together with the universal complaint of the citizens thereof, furnish sufficient grounds for the belief that the present contract system relative to the cleaning of said streets and avenues is substantially a failure, and detrimental and injurious to the business interests of said city and the convenience of the citizens thereof; therefore,

Resolved, That the Senate committee on municipal affairs be, and

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